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Fighting To Close The Gender Gap In Litigation

Law360, New York (August 11, 2017, 2:05 PM EDT) -- Women make up half of all law school graduates and have done so for over two decades — but they’re still woefully underrepresented when it comes to appearing and speaking in court, a problem experts say can stymie their careers and prevent professional advancement.

A recent study by the New York State Bar Association's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section found that women account for just 1 in 4 attorneys in federal and state courtrooms in New York, and receive nearly the same lowly percentage of lead counsel...
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